PAL offers in-house PCR test for outbound passengers

Photo from Philippine Airlines.
  • PAL’s COVID-19 RT-PCR testing facility will release results within 24 hours
  • The testing site is located at the Philippine Airlines Learning Center in Ermita, Manila
Photo from Philippine Airlines.

Philippine Airlines is offering passengers departing from the Philippines its own RT-PCR testing center in Manila, with test results released within 12 to 24 hours. 

Starting December 1, PAL ticket holders will enjoy a P500 discount from the P4,500 regular rate.

The COVID-19 RT-PCR testing site is located at the Philippine Airlines Learning Center in Ermita, Manila with Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory as its Department of Health-accredited partner.

PAL ticket holders may choose either a drive-thru or walk-in service option.

The testing facility is open daily from Monday to Sunday from 8am to 5pm with no noon break.

Upon entering the testing facility, PAL passengers must present their ID, PAL ticket, and QR code indicating completed registration on the PAL Passenger Profile and Health Declaration form. PAL passengers may access the form at

Except for flights to the US, Canada, and Australia, all passengers must register and accomplish the online Passenger Profile and Health Declaration Form as early as 5 days before departure.

For a list of countries where PAL flies to and are requiring RT-PCR tests, passengers are advised to visit

In the meantime, PAL has also partnered with other accredited laboratory and testing facilities to provide passengers exclusive and discounted testing fees and/or quicker release of results. Passengers may visit for the full list of PAL other testing partners.

There are currently eight testing partners with more than 50 branches combined, available within Metro Manila and other Provinces like Cavite, Pampanga, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Batangas, Iloilo, and Cebu.The testing fee and release of results vary among testing partners.

To avail of the services of PAL’s other testing partners, passengers must proceed to the testing facility and present their ID, PAL Ticket, and QR Code indicating completion of registration via the PAL Passenger Profile and Health Declaration Form.